Experience the depth and diversity of the exciting Chicago art scene. Venture out to ECHT and Ken Saunders galleries in the River North section of Chicago to see the anchor galleries of glass in Chicago. Additional galleries throughout the city will host special exhibits during the conference.
How Glass Is... - A Curated Group of Contemporary Glass March 20 - April 1, 2014 Opening reception: Thursday, March 20 at 7pm
Mike Shelbo has selected this group showing of Contemporary Glass out of artist submissions from all worlds of glassmaking and all generations. Focusing on bringing a new audience to share in a different view of modern glass art and see work from the underground and today's leading and emerging artists during the 2014 Chicago GAS Conference.
Goblins!!! - An Exhibit of New Work by Mike Shelbo March 20 - April 1, 2014 Opening reception: Thursday, March 20 at 7pm
This exhibition will highlight new solo work from artist, Mike Shelbo. Known for his Goblins and work with Glass Alchemy on their color palette poster this show is an opportunity to see many goblin pendants in person, including several new unreleased series. New sculpture work will also be shown using glass and mixed media, revealing Shelbo's love of found objects. Come see the strange world of the Goblins and How Glass Is....
GAS Neon Show
Palmer House - Ashland, Congress and Harvard Rooms
Exhibit your work at the 2014 GAS Neon Show! Neon and plasma artists interested in participating, please contact Ed Kirshner at .
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Images (top to bottom) Adam Waimon's Ocean Blossoms, Januz Walentynowicz's Untitled (Large Box), Paul Messink's Trees in Twilight
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